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OSU Center for Health Sciences News

Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012

OSU-COM students take honors at ACOEP national convention

Thomas, Cloud, Argo and HenselOklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine students took home a few top honors at the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians 2012 Scientific Assembly in Denver, Colo. earlier this month.

OSU-COM was represented at the conference by James Hensel, OMS-II, John Cloud, OMS-II, Todd Thomas, OMS-II, and Kenneth Argo, OMS-III.

OSU-COM received first place in the awards competition for the video Bring our Chapter to Life – OSUCOM 2012. The video was put together by Cloud.

Two OSU-COM students were also elected to national leadership positions within the organization. Thomas and Argo were named the publications co-chairs and co-editors of the ACOEP magazine, The Fast Track.

Harvard sleep medicine expert to speak at OSU-Tulsa

BuxtonOrfeu M. Buxton, Ph.D., will present “Sleep Deficiency Causes and Consequences” on Friday, Oct. 26 at noon at Oklahoma State University–Tulsa in North Hall 220.

Buxton is an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School and associate neuroscientist in the division of sleep medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. He will potential causes of sleep deficiency and the impact that can have on your personal wellbeing, physical health and family. Using laboratory studies, Buxton will also present research on the impact not getting enough sleep can have on metabolism and why getting enough sleep is an essential part of a healthy life.

The presentation, which is free to attend, is part of the Seminar Series sponsored by the OSU Center for Family Resilience, OSU-Tulsa and OSU Center for Health Sciences.

A light lunch will be provided. The lecture will also be streamed live to the OSU Stillwater campus in Math Sciences 310. No RSVP is required.

OSU Concert Chorale to perform with Signature Symphony at TCC

OSU Concert ChoraleThe Oklahoma State University Concert Chorale will perform with the Signature Symphony at Tulsa Community College on Saturday, Nov. 3 at 8 p.m. at the VanTrease Performing Arts Center for Education at the TCC Southeast Campus.

“Celebrating America” will feature performances of classic music from top U.S. composers under the direction of OSU’s nationally acclaimed chorister and composer Dr. Z. Randall Stroope. “The Symphonic Dances” from West Side Story will open this distinctively American musical panorama, featuring OSU alumnus Dr. G. Barry Epperley conducting the orchestra.

A special pre-concert reception will be held for OSU alumni, students, faculty and staff in the TCC Math and Science Building Lobby at 7 p.m. The reception will feature champagne and light desserts. Alumni may RSVP for the reception by contacting Susan Martin at 918-595-7776.

Tickets to the event cost from $21.75 to $32.50. OSU alumni, students, faculty and staff may request a $3 discount. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 918-595-7777.

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